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Chances of getting into Pittsburg State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
95.6%
Admission Difficulty for Pittsburg State University
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Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Pitt State and can I get accepted? The school has a 96% acceptance rate ranking it #21 in Kansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,741 out of 1,822 applicants were admitted making Pittsburg State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Pittsburg State University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 51% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Pittsburg State University is a prized outcome for many students. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Pitt State SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
916-1185
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Pittsburg State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 478
SAT Math 25th 438
SAT Composite 25th 916
SAT Scores for Pittsburg State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 585
SAT Composite 75th 1185
Average SAT Score 1050

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Pittsburg State University?

Pittsburg State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 916 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 780. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. The school ranks #7 in Kansas for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Pittsburg State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1185 and Above Good >98%
1050 to 1185 Avg + 96%-98%
916 to 1050 Avg - 93%-96%
782 to 916 Reach 89%-93%
Less than 782 Low <89%
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Pitt State ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
94%
ACT Scores for Pittsburg State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Pittsburg State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Pitt State?

Admission data indicates that Pitt State regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #11 in Kansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 94 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Pittsburg State University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Pittsburg State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >98%
21 to 24 Avg + 96%-98%
19 to 21 Avg - 94%-96%
17 to 19 Reach 91%-94%
Less than 17 Low <91%
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Pitt State GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.3
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Pittsburg State University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Pitt State. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Pittsburg State University was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #12 in Kansas for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.3 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Pitt State accepts 96% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Pittsburg State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 27% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 13% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 19% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 6% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

70% of Pittsburg State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Pittsburg State University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 20%
Top 25% of class 38%
Top 50% of class 70%
Bottom 50% of class 30%
Bottom 25% of class 10%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Pittsburg State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 961 861 1,822
Accepted 923 818 1,741
Acceptance Rate 96% 95% 96%
Enrolled 441 439 880
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 48% 54% 51%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
41

Applicants have 41 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Pittsburg State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Pittsburg State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Pittsburg State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=155681 IPEDS survey data for Pittsburg State University.

FAQs

Does Pittsburg State University prefer SAT or ACT?

94% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Pittsburg State University?

96% of those who apply are granted admission to Pitt State. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Pittsburg State University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 916 and 1185. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Pittsburg State University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 24. 94% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.